Katherine T. Mills, PhD, MSPH

Associate Professor

Suite 2001
Katherine Mills, assistant professor of epidemiology

Education & Affiliations

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University
PhD, Epidemiology, Tulane University
MSPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BA, Chemistry, Colorado College


Dr. Katherine Mills received her doctor of philosophy in epidemiology from Tulane University. Before returning to Tulane, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular disease epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests include cardiovascular and renal disease epidemiology, implementation science, and health disparities in the burden and treatment of cardiovascular and renal disease.

Research Areas

  • Cardiovascular and renal disease epidemiology
  • Implementation Science
  • Health Disparities
  • Clinical trials and meta-analysis

Honors & Awards

  • 2020: Outstanding Achievement in Receiving Your First R01 Award
  • 2018: Young Investigator Travel Award, NIH, NIGMS Seventh Biennial National IdeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE)
  • 2017: Sandra A. Daugherty Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease for Hypertension Epidemiology, American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention
  • 2016: Award for Excellence in Research and Presentation by a Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Sciences Research Days, Tulane University
  • 2015-2016: NIH/NHLBI T32 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2014: Dorothy R. LeBlanc Memorial Scholarship Award, Tulane University
  • 2010-2012: Dean's Research Council Scholarship, Tulane University


Please view Dr. Mills publications at her NCBI profile page.


EPID 6350 Implementation Science in Health